Part Four: Healthcare Consumer Experiences of Women in the LGBTQ+ Community

Dec 09, 2020  02:30 PM  ET

Part 4: Healthcare Consumer Experiences of Women in the LGBTQ+ Community

Wednesday, December 9, 2020, 2:30 pm ET

In this webinar, Adrian Shanker, editor of Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health and executive director of Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, will moderate a panel discussion of three healthcare consumers focused on the experiences of LGBTQ+ women in healthcare. Bodies and Barriers was named by Book Riot as one of eleven books that address the bias against women in healthcare and medicine, and this presentation will feature three contributing authors who share their stories and experiences navigating care, accessing health information and resources, and with the social determinants of health - including housing.

Registration for this webinar is now closed.

Presentation Learning Objectives:

  • By the conclusion of this webinar, program participants will be able to utilize patient narratives to advocate for LGBTQ+ women in nursing care.
  • Program participants will understand the pervasive challenges that LGBTQ+ women experience when navigating healthcare situations.
  • Program participants will be able to apply promising practices for affirming nursing care for their LGBTQ+ women patients they care for.


  • Kat Carrick is a social worker, activist, and educator in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Katharine Dalke, MD, MBE is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Penn State and attending psychiatrist at Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, and Dr. Imani Woody is the founding director and CEO of Mary’s House for Older Adults, Inc.

Audience: The webinar series is intended for clinicians, including students and advanced practice nurses.

Registration is free of charge and 1.0 CNE will be offered. Attendees must complete the evaluation to receive CNE certificate.  

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